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Educators share their perspectives on how to talk to children about racism

As our community and country struggle with the horrific death of Mr. George Floyd, many parents of children, teens and young adults are seeking concrete ways to talk, and act to heal the tremendous hurt and injustice done throughout American history. Four community educators, who teach college, elementary students and mentor young men are lending their voices and perspectives on how to be part of the solution. They include Dr. Michael Otaigbe, Roxanne Edwards, Liz Bush and Gil Knowles.

Flags for first-graders waves on

Jim Brock and the American Legion provide flags for first-graders throughout Prince William County public schools.

Gainesville Middle teachers have a ball

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Stability balls help Gainesville Middle School teachers improve posture and burn calories during the school day. More than half of the staff members are using the balls instead of chairs.

PACE has a village to add to community

PACE West school has many community partners who make good things happen at the Haymarket facility.

Patriot PTSA makes a pioneering effort

Parents of students at Prince William County's newest high school, Patriot, work to get the Parent Teacher Student Association up and running at the Nokesville school.

Get the lowdown on college financial aid

A projected schedule of financial aid workshops starts Dec. 8 and runs through April 12.

Robinson lights students’ science interests

Stonewall Jackson High School graduate Emily Robinson, who works at Woodbridge Senior High School, is looking for unique (and tried-and-true) ways to ignite students' passion for science.

College info night in Woodbridge

Northern Virginia Community College officials will present "College Night in Virginia" designed for anyone who wants to attend college. On Nov. 7 munch on pizza, hear talks on various college topics, put name in hat for scholarship drawing.

BHS & FPHS pilot Microsoft Academy

Battlefield and Forest Park high schools, home to Prince William County’s two Information Technology (IT) Specialty Programs, are among 30 high schools statewide selected to pilot the Microsoft IT Academy Program.

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